Stu the kid ungar is forced to confront the past that brought him to a rise and repeated falls with gambling, among other problems. The stu ungar story, because its story is based on the players biography with a capital p. The true story of one of the most gifted card players in history provides. Stu unger, i learned from watching this movie, was a poker champion, who won the biggest major poker championship didnt know about those either two times, before losing all his winnings within a decade. The stu ungar story alternate title stuey, was made in 2003. A gambler by the age of 10, ungar won millions playing card games. Stu ungar was inducted posthumously into the poker hall of fame in 2001. The stu ungar story 2003 starring michael imperioli and renee faia on dvd and bluray. The stu ungar story starred michael imperioli in the title role. Information about the movie on movie high roller the stu ungar story drama, usa, 2003, 120 min. The stu ungar story 2003 region 1 ntsc you will need a region 1 dvd player. Rent, buy, and watch movies and tv shows with vudu.
Available on itunes based on a true story, michael imperioli stars as poker legend, stu ungar. Featuring michael imperioli, the movie also includes renee faia, michael nouri, michael pasternak, pat morita, vincent van patten and cynthia brimhall. Ept malta 2016 25,000 high roller final table pokerstars duration. He started his gambling experience at the age of 14. Stu ungar movie high roller airs on thursday poker news. Vidmers high roller, a film based on the true story of the young poker legend stuey ungar. When i tried to play it on my pc the intervideo software already on the disc gave me a problem requiring codecs. Plus, watch over 4,500 free movies on vudu movies on us.
Information about the movie on ungarstory drama, usa, 2003, 120 min. Early on, stuey takes a liking to gambling, but his obsessive habits put him in debt to the mob. I liked the actors, very much, but i felt that the movie itself, the storyline could have been extended with a lot more table action and i feel that if if had been extended, it would have been a bigger success. I liked the actors, very much, but i felt that the movie itself, the storyline could have been extended with a lot more table action and i feel that if if had.
High roller the stu ungar story 2003 720p webrip yts mx. High roller the stu ungar story 2003 720p webrip yts. Good movie which outlines stu ungar s life story as a poker and gin rummy player. High roller is a movie you just cant stay indifferent to. The stu ungar story you are looking for serious, realistic and captivating movies about with gambling, ambition, human spirit, rivalry, sport, life is a bitch and addiction themes of biography and drama genre shot in usa. Checking their website they recommend buying windvd from intervideo to watch on pc. Al bernstein michael imperioli renee faia andrew n. The stu ungar story is a 2003 biopic focusing on the life of american. If you want a real movie about poker watch high roller. Feb 16, 2019 high roller the stu ungar story duration. Good movie particularly if you enjoy poker, gambling, organizedcrime type films. The stu ungar story is a 2003 biopic focusing on the life of.
The movie shows us the story of a man who dedicated his life to poker. The stu ungar story based on a true story, michael imperioli stars as poker legend, stu ungar. Stu the kid unger could have just been another in the long line of movie characters following the same sad path in life, but his tale was a real one. The stu unger story proves that if you take a gamble on a biopic, youre gonna lose2 hours of your life the story. Stu ungar was inducted posthumously into the wsop poker hall of fame in 2001. The stu ungar story starring michael imperioli in this drama on directv. Acting isnt great, and its a little on the low budget side, but overall a good film. Heres why i am in awe of both the movie, and the movie s writerdirector. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. Legend based on the true story of the rise and fall of poker legend stu the kid ungar. Stu the kid unger could have just been another in the long line of movie characters following the same sad path in life. Based on a true story, michael imperioli stars as poker legend, stu ungar.
Based on the true story of the rise and fall of poker legend stu the kid ungar. Well, the movie was no terrible, but whomever created the screen play did not do a good job of even creating the essence of unger. Telecharger terminal error film complet en francais vf hd. Stu ungar had one of the most exciting and crazy lives a poker playergambler could have, and this movie does an incredibly poor job of showing it. He sadly passed away in 1998 but his legacy lives on in the film, high roller, also released as stuey. The film features cameos from several figures from the world of professional sports and poker, including vince van patten, andy glazer and al bernstein.
Every pros have their own history in the world of poker, but there are only a few which are worth making a movie about the legends of poker. Early on, stuey takes a liking to gambling, but his. He was one of two people ever to win the world series of poker three times twice before age 26. Vincent michael nouri, a gangster with a family connection, offers a second chance in the form of a las vegas rummy competition. I am a poker player and a fan of poker in general and was extremely excited to hear that a movie about arguably the greatest player ever had been made.
The stu ungar story is about poker legend, stu ungar aka stuey the kid ungar who was a man with a gift for cards. Stuart errol ungar is one of the greatest poker players of all time. High roller the stu ungar story based on a true story, stuey ungar michael imperioli moves from teenage card prodigy to worldrenowned gambling superstar. But, in spite of his success, a life of excess and addiction left him in tremendous debt and could only end in tragedy. The stu ungar story is a biopic concerning american poker player stu unger. After years he became the best player in the whole world. Information about the movie on drama, usa, 2003, 120 min.
In 2003, a movie based loosely on ungars life was released. Worth a watch at best if your interested in the legend that is stu the kid ungar. Watch online or on your favorite connected device with the vudu app. The river brings a queen, another sort of scare card, and matloubi moves all in. Heres why i am in awe of both the movie, and the movies writerdirector. Stuey ungar fans will want to set their dvrs to record a.105 751 1344 662 459 6 432 1572 744 339 623 1069 1634 1515 1313 872 542 762 1033 1342 299 920 1320 1396 802 669 1383 299 554 121 1013 976 646 884 180 58 761 1297 718 953 472 583 1106 1370 788 1033 755